Merchandise Product Designer - Volvo Group - Smedsjobb i Göteborg
Merchandise Product Designer
Volvo Group / Smedsjobb / Göteborg
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Volvo Merchandise AB designs, sources, sells as well as distributes merchandise goods as an integrated supplier to the Volvo branded companies within the Volvo Group and to the Volvo Group network in more than 180 countries. We operate from our locations in Sweden and the US. As a partner to the Volvo branded business within the Volvo Group we play a vital role in the brand image building.

Volvo Merchandise AB is owned by Volvo Group Venture Capital, Volvo Group's investment company. All aspects of our work are characterized by the well-known core values quality, safety and environmental care. The company has today 18 employees in Sweden.

The successful candidate will join a team of highly dedicated, hands-on merchandise professionals who share the vision to deliver merchandise which support brand strategies and do that effectively and with high quality.

We are now looking for a Product Designer on a temporary contract since our current designer will be on parental leave.

In your role you will be interacting with our clients and other group functions design collections, products, graphics, packaging, labels for own production, or through third party vendors, that clearly fits into each client's merchandise strategy.

An important part of your work is to make sure that VGMS's collections are in line with Volvo Group brand and merchandising guidelines in terms of product selection, logotype placement and colors.

Key responsibilities of the position are:
* Produce artworks for merchandise products and graphic prints, production sketches, measurements lists, technical specifications
* Follow up on product samples ensuring product make, measurements and fit to specification
* Drive merchandising product innovation within Volvo Branding guidelines based on trend analysis and market needs
* Team up with our clients to understand their needs and the needs of their customers related to merchandising products
* Represent design of merchandise products in relevant projects and forums within Volvo Group
* Cooperate with GTT Product Design Department secure that design elements and graphics get a correct representation in merchandise products

Start date and timeline:
From Jan 8th 2018 or asap until at least dec 31st 2018. The final date of sending your application is December 15, 2017.

The position reports to VGMS Purchasing and Design Manager Ulrika Thureson.

For further information please contact:
Ulrika Thureson, phone; +46 765 53 15 60

Competence & Qualifications:
The ideal candidate has a combination of knowledge of graphic design as well as product design related to clothes and other merchandise products. You should be able to develop a collection from an idea to technical specifications that can be sent to supplier for production, therefor it is important that you have good knowledge in English and patternmaking. You must be able to turn a short brief from our customer into a new collection line with a red thread running through the products. You must be creative and know how to make collection presentations containing all info about the products that the customer needs. You are a team player that works with a fast pace towards clear deadlines and targets. It is important that you work close to the purchasers to have an efficient development of products. You are socially skilled and build good relations with others by being open minded with a positive attitude.

IT and applications:
You are highly skilled in working with Adobe Illustrator CC and you feel comfortable with tools such as Adobe Photoshop, Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Knowledge of a CAD/CAM system within pattern making is a merit.

Fluent in spoken and written English, another language is a merit.

The Volvo Group is one of the world's leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

Connected Solutions is a global unit in the Volvo Group that lead the development of the Volvo Group's connected solutions and supporting capabilities to further strengthen the Volvo Group position and competitiveness in the area. Part of Connected Solutions is Volvo Group Venture Capital with a focus on creating new business opportunities for the Volvo Group through partnerships.


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Volvo Group

Volvo Group
40508 Göteborg



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